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Dec 18, 2012 6:00pm EST
. our coverage of the tragedy in new count continues on -- the tragedy in newtown. >> we are couple of weeks from the so-called fiscal cliff and house speaker john boehner has proposed what he is calling plan b to keep taxes from going up on most americans. the white house says try again. >> both sides have made considerable concessions in recent days. it is hard to say how close they are to deal, but today both sides appear more hopeful. ex-president and the speaker of the house are making progress but a deal has not been reached and time is running out before we reach the fiscal cliff. >> the president is not there yet. >> speaker john boehner announced tuesday that his idea of balance would be one trillion dollars in tax increases and one trillion dollars in spending reductions. he also announced a plan b increasing the taxes of those making a million dollars a year or more, but that plan is getting a less than enthusiastic reception from the white house and some republicans. the president's latest offer includes $1.20 trillion in tax increases, billions in spending reduct
Dec 17, 2012 6:00pm EST
community is supporting one another. >> person after person tells me that newtown as a comes together when times are that good hearted people are to try to help. under the town christmas tree, a memorial to growing and growing as folks leave teddy bears candles, flowers, other things to try to remember the 26 lives that were lost. newtown have not seen the sun in days and the weather matches the mood. >> it is not natural. >> paul and his wife are among the thousands visiting the memorial in the center of a sandy hook. >> we needed this. our prayers' needed to be with the children and the family is. -- and the family's. >> i have seen a lot of stuff, but never this bad. >> the first of two funerals work -- the first two funerals were held for two young boys, jack pinto and noah pozner. >> he reminds me so much of my son when he was little. , i don't know. >> a local community's school threw open its doors to them. >> it is a good way to distract the kids and bring everyone together. >> mike said that his children took advantage of the activities, which included therapy dog. >>
Dec 28, 2012 6:00pm EST
says sales since newtown have increased dramatically. >> the fear of being helpless is what i say is the biggest fear of anybody who comes in here and buys. >> this is considered the biggest gun show on the east coast. at least 300 vendors are here. 600 were turned away. antiques and collectibles are popular, but it is the assault weapons attracting the most interest. >> guns are telling our children. >> members of the anti-gun group code pink, the same group that interrupted the nra press conference last week, are here pushing for congress to take action and for gun owners to join them. >> we need a rational conversation. the gun society is keeping us from having a rational conversation. >> the demand for guns in virginia has been unprecedented since newtown. last saturday alone, virginia state police handled 5145 requests for background checks, the highest one day total since the program began in 1989. chantilly, jeff goldberg, abc 7 news pro members of 25 church organizations -- news. >> members of 25 church organizations gathered outside this gun dealership. 20 children held 20 c
Dec 22, 2012 6:00pm EST
last three children. 7-year-old was laid to rest in newtown today. the 6 yeered loved to play the piano. and emily was funeral was held in utah. the tragedy shooting of 20 children and six adults has triggered action to promote gun control. today, gun owners cashed in their weapons. >> even if you get one of the street it is one less that has the potential to get into the wrong hands. >> rifles went for $75 handguns fetched up to delrs 200. the national debate over gun reform reunited again from the proposal of national rifle asetion from wayne lapierre to station armed guards at every school. >> the only thing that stops a bad guy with the gun is a good guy with a gun. >> several school districts have armed offers in the schools but new jersey republican governor doesn't think that is a good idea. >> if off armed guard at the front door what if the guy goes around to the side depoors. >> gun sales are continuing to rise in the aftermath of the school shooting. this gun store already sold out of its long guns. customers have been snatching up weapons at a rapid pace. they want to
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